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Old 02-20-2012, 10:01 PM   #1
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Is it ok to use a metal as a base and wood for studs. I want it to be to code for nj. Please someone , help

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Old 02-20-2012, 10:30 PM   #2
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Metal? What's wrong with pressure treated wood? Call and ask your local building inspector.

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Old 02-20-2012, 10:46 PM   #3
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are you talking about using steel stud track for your plate? if thats the case no.. the studs wont stay in place. dont mix and match framing material
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Why metal plates? There's no code calling for that.
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